JEB BUSH CALLS FOR BRENDA SNIPES’S RESIGNATION

The Daily Caller | 11/12/2018 | Staff
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Former Florida Republican Gov. Jeb Bush voiced concerns about the contentious election scandal in Florida, specifically over Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes’s handling of the election ballot recount.

Bush joins a growing list of politicians and organizations putting pressure on Florida officials, Snipes and her office in particular, to reveal why, days after the Nov. 6 ended, election supervisors in Broward and Palm Beach counties were still adding votes to the tally.

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“There is no question that Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes failed to comply with Florida law on multiple counts, undermining Floridians’ confidence in our electoral process,” Bush wrote on Twitter Monday.

“Supervisor Snipes should be removed from her office following the recounts,” the former governor added.

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There is no question that Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes failed to comply with Florida law on multiple counts, undermining Floridians’ confidence in our electoral process. Supervisor Snipes should be removed from her office following the recounts.

While much of the media and some Democrats have chalked the concern up to a conservative conspiracy, Bush’s call for Snipes’s resignation holds extra weight as he was the one who appointed Snipes, a Democrat, to the position in 2003.

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Snipes was re-elected as the supervisor of elections again in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016, although her leadership and office have been under fire in recent weeks for previous examples of mismanagement.

“She has shown she’s incapable of conducting a large and important election in a way that inspires public confidence and trust,” Republican Sen. Marco Rubio...
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